The Government Oversight Committee in the Iowa House is planning to conduct a review of the state’s civil forfeiture laws after a newspaper investigation raised what one lawmaker calls “significant concerns.”
After many years of increases, a new survey shows the value of Iowa farmland is dropping.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Key issues like bullying prevention and broadband Internet expansion remain alive in the Legislature as a procedural deadline looms, but other measure are likely dead.
An attempt at compromise between Iowa Democrats and Republicans over school funding in the state failed last night.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sledding may be allowed in more public parks next winter under a new law that protects cities from liability if people are injured.
FOREST CITY, Iowa (AP) — Forest City authorities say crews spent hours dragging burning bales of cornstalks away from buildings on a farm operated by the governor’s family.
A bill to regulate internet-based ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft is under consideration at the statehouse.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Legislation that would have made sweeping changes to Iowa’s gun laws appears to be dead this session, after Senate lawmakers focused on a separate bill with more limited scope.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Senate has passed legislation that would give school educators more authority to respond to student bullying in Iowa.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa schools will be able to start the upcoming academic year no earlier than Aug. 23, under a compromise bill that is now headed to Gov. Terry Branstad for approval.